After I changed my status to “OOO,” my two weeks of vacation felt great already. Nothing crazy going on at work yet, but to have those hours back in my day was going to feel so nice! Sadly, we were not off to a great start… I had to haul my luggage along down 5 … More Amalfi Views
Since my stay in Spain was a month long, I decided to take advantage of the weekends and explore towns I haven’t been to before. I thought about renting a car, but unfortunately rules on the road have become more strict internationally, and now I needed an international driving permit if I wanted to drive … More Dalí’s Cadaqués
So the original plan was to enjoy a festival in Barcelona, and then wander through Italy for about two weeks. By some form of fate, or coincidental timing, my company started offering a work from home opportunity, but that it would be “allowed” anywhere around the world. So I figured, why not make my Italy … More Summer in Spain
A lot has happened since my last blog post in 2019. The world was on lockdown and is still going through a pandemic crisis of COVID-19. On a personal level, I was emotionally distracted. I had met people and reconnected with past acquaintances that ultimately led to me losing the security and self confidence that … More Sometimes You Need a Break…
Another European adventure in the books for Sophia and I. This year we have chosen two countries to explore, Spain and the Netherlands. Join me as we learned about the culture and history of these countries. First stop, one night in Barcelona. Having family in different parts of the world is pretty lucky. I was … More The Spanish Adventure Begins…
A train from Rome to Florence was easy. For our next destination, we had to take two trains. It wasn’t too difficult, we were already getting used to the time change so we were more awake on our train rides. It took us about three hours to get to La Spezia from Florence. … More Cinque Terre.
Barcelona Day 1 was so much to take in and now prepare for more. Tip: When traveling to many places and on a budget, or low on money, invest in some granola bars. Sophia and I brought some with us on this trip and later on bought some more. They’re a great replacement for breakfast … More Bar-the-lona: Days 2 – 3